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What's on in Wellington

Your monthly guide to the hottest events in Wellington. Check out what's on the calendar of good times this February.

Let’s Go Build: A Festival for LEGO Lovers

Go on a journey around the world through huge LEGO models – then pick up some bricks and start building!

Gavin Hipkins: The Domain

The Domain is an expansive survey of the work of photographic artist Gavin Hipkins, bringing together 25 years of art-making. 

Joan - A play by Tom Scott

By renowned cartoonist Tom Scott, this play follows the life of the author's mother, Joan, from a humble childhood in Ireland to raising six children in grueling circumstances with an alcoholic husband.

Wellington Phoenix v Perth Glory

With one of the longest distance football rivalries in the world coming face to face, red hot summer football action is sure to follow.

Day In the Bay - Island Bay Festival 2018

Experience the unique spirit of coastal suburb Island Bay on this festive day out, including the now-iconic 'Blessing of the Boats' plus market stalls, delicious food and family activities. 

The Another Frickin' Festival Wellington Showcase

Providing you with enough belly laughs to skip the gym, this showcase presented by Comedy Central includes ten hilarious local and international comedians. 

BLACKCAPS v England - T20 Tri-Series

Be part of the excitement as BLACKCAPS battle old rivals England in this T20 Tri-Series face off.

Coastella Music Festival

The vibrant Kāpiti summer festival returns for its third year, with an outstanding line-up of local and international acts in a beautiful natural setting.

Chinese New Year Festival

Enjoy this family-friendly and free event that reflects all the traditional aspects of a Chinese New Year celebration, with delicious food, activities, a street parade, cultural performances and dazzling fireworks. 

The Greater Wellington BrewDay

Chat to master brewers and distillers, sample a great range of local food with matching suggestions, and be entertained throughout the day by bands in this showcase of local beverages and food.

Just So Festival

Critically acclaimed UK-based Just So Festival is a creative family-friendly festival, offering an array of theatre, dance, music, comedy, circus, literature, art and creative adventures in a natural and safe setting.

New Zealand Festival

The New Zealand Festival is Aotearoa’s leading celebration of cutting-edge culture. Every year, it transforms Wellington every second year into a thriving, enlivening festival city, abuzz with the best arts and artists from around the world.

Kupe: New Zealand Festival Opening Night

Join thousands on Wellington’s stunning waterfront for the once-in-a-lifetime 2018 New Zealand Festival opening event, featuring performers, a mass choir and a thousand-strong haka as a fleet of waka hauora enter the harbour. 

Out In the Park

Celebrate the diversity of our capital with family and friends at Out in the Park's 32nd year, featuring free entertainment, with talented local performers, including drag kings and queens, singers, dancers, and comedians, plus stalls, community groups and activities.

Discover all the other great events in Wellington.

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